Delhi: Army major booked for raping domestic help

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New Delhi | Published: September 30, 2018 4:44:25 PM

An Army Major has been booked for allegedly raping his domestic help in southwest Delhi on a day in July her husband allegedly committed suicide, the police said Sunday.

In her complaint, the woman has alleged that she was raped by the Major on July 12, the same day her husband allegedly killed himself, a senior police officer said. (Representational photo)

An Army Major has been booked for allegedly raping his domestic help in southwest Delhi on a day in July her husband allegedly committed suicide, the police said Sunday.

They said a case was registered at the Delhi Cantonment police station on September 25 based on a complaint filed by the woman.

In her complaint, the woman has alleged that she was raped by the Major on July 12, the same day her husband allegedly killed himself, a senior police officer said.

During investigation, police learnt that the woman’s husband had committed suicide in a servant quarter where they used to reside, he said.

The woman was working at the Major’s house even after the rape incident, he added.

A case has been registered, police said, adding the matter is being probed.

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